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Skanska wins $255m contract to build CPV Valley Energy Center in New York, US
03 July, 2015
US-based Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) has awarded a SEK2.1bn ($255m) contract to Skanska for CPV Valley Energy Center in Wawayanda, New...
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Siemens launches new electrolysis facility in Mainz, Germany to generate hydrogen from wind power
Friday, July 03, 2015 German conglomerate Siemens has started operations at a plant at Energiepark Mainz, where hydrogen will be produced from excess wind power to be re-used as a general fuel or in natural gas...

BPS completes onshore pilot testing of bioWAVE wave energy unit in Australia
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Australia-based ocean energy developer BioPower Systems (BPS) has conducted onshore testing for its 250kW bioWAVE pilot demonstration unit following its...

Bhel turns 500MW thermal power facility operational in Sudan
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Indian power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) has commissioned a 500MW Kosti Thermal Power Station (TPS) in Sudan, which is claimed to be the largest in the African...

Toshiba scorpion like robots to investigate damaged interiors of Fukushima nuclear facility
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Japanese firm Toshiba has developed a small robot in co-ordination with the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID) to explore interiors of the primary...

Veja Mate offshore wind project in Germany reaches €1.9bn financial closure
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Highland Group, Siemens Financial Services and Copenhagen Infrastructure have arranged €1.9bn to finance the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind project in the German North...

Vattenfall selects MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred turbine supplier for Horns Rev 3 in Denmark
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Vattenfall has selected MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred turbine supplier for Horns Rev 3 in...

Hydropower dams are far from environmentally friendly, says research
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK have indicated that construction of hydroelectric dams have been affecting tropical forest biodiversity, contrary to belief that...

UK council turns down Cuadrilla’s application for shale gas fracking in Lancashire
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Lancashire County Council has rejected an application from Cuadrilla Resources to start fracking for shale gas at a site on the UK's Fylde coast. ...

Senvion in talks with investors for $1.2bn wind energy project in Australia
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 German power firm Senvion is in talks with potential investors for a proposed A$1.5bn ($1.2bn) wind project in Australia....

Carnegie Wave Energy sets up test base for CETO technology at Wave Hub in Cornwall, UK
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Australian Carnegie Wave Energy has developed a site at the Wave Hub in Cornwall, UK, to test its patented CETO wave energy technology...

Atlantic Energy completes sale of 521MW wind assets in US
Monday, June 29, 2015 Atlantic Energy has completed the sale of its 521MW wind energy portfolio in the US to a unit of SunEdison, TerraForm...

Contract awarded to build 240MW Ararat Wind Farm in Australia
Monday, June 29, 2015 A consortium of five companies, including General Electric (GE), Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and Downer, have won a $450m contract to deliver the 240MW Ararat Wind Farm in south-west...

Vestas to deliver wind turbines for 185MW San Juan project in Chile
Monday, June 29, 2015 Danish power manufacturer Vestas has secured a firm order to supply wind turbines for the 185MW San Juan project in...

US researchers invent semiconductor crystal for better solar cells
Friday, June 26, 2015 Researchers at Stanford University in California, US have invented a semiconductor crystal with variable band gap, which has enhanced electronic potential to capture more solar energy, making...

Power utilities reach $160m settlement with US EPA to reduce pollution from Four Corners Power Plant
Friday, June 26, 2015 Utility firms in Arizona and New Mexico agree to a $160m settlement with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice to reduce harmful carbon emissions from...

Survey claims 86% energy professionals confident about cyber crime detection within a week
Friday, June 26, 2015 Approximately 86% of energy professionals are confident about detecting cyber attacks on critical systems in less than a week, according to a recent survey by US based software firm...

US Department of Energy gives $1.8bn loan guarantee for nuclear power project in Georgia
Thursday, June 25, 2015 The US Department of Energy has agreed to offer a $1.8bn loan guarantee to three subsidiaries of the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG Power) in order to support construction of...

Dutch court orders government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25% within 2020
Thursday, June 25, 2015 A court in Hague, Netherlands has ordered the Dutch Government to cut down greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% within 2020, from the benchmark levels of...

Dong Energy to commence construction on 580MW Race Bank offshore wind project in UK
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Denmark-based Dong Energy has decided to commence construction on the 580MW Race Bank offshore wind project in the UK, following a final investment...

E.on looks to close two nuclear power units in Sweden
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 The German firm holds 54.5% interest in OKG, and wants to close two out of the three existing reactors at the facility before...


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